[lug] server spec

Calvin Dodge caldodge at gmail.com
Fri Jun 8 19:28:40 MDT 2007

On 6/8/07, Sean Reifschneider <jafo at tummy.com> wrote:
> I've had good luck with Intel motherboards, but most of my experience has
> been with Supermicro.  They rock.  Personal preference here, but I won't

Thanks for the tip!

> I'd recommend you get just a P4 board and don't worry about the future.
> When you want to upgrade, get a new board and CPU, whatever fits together
> then.  Trying to predict the future as far as computer hardware purchases
> is rarely a benefit.

I'd like to disagree ... but you're the guy with massive numbers of
servers, so I defer to your judgement.

> I've been happy with the Antec cases I've bought, but they're all tower.
> No idea about what they have in rackmount.

I love their quiet 4U cases (a client of mine has two, and the little
Cisco router in their server room makes more noise than both servers
combined). They do make 1U cases, and I'd trust them on reliability,
but don't know if they'd meet your needs.


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